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Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Instructions

Please review the instructions below and submit the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form to request permission to reproduce copyrighted materials and/or trademarks owned by the College Board. Allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing; incomplete forms will not be processed.

Copyright

Unless specifically stated herein, or specifically stated on the materials, no copyrighted material or other College Board content may be performed, distributed, downloaded, uploaded, modified, reused, reproduced, reposted, retransmitted, disseminated, sold, published, broadcast or circulated or otherwise used in any manner whatsoever without express written permission from the College Board or copyright owner. Any modification of the content, or any portion thereof, or use of the content for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of the College Board's copyrights and other proprietary rights.

Printing Handouts

Educational Settings: There is no need to request written permission if you only intend to print and/or copy an online article or excerpt from a College Board publication to be used in an educational, noncommercial* setting. For this purpose, you may make copies of an online article or printed publication as long as the copyright notice is included.

Test Prep Materials

SAT®: At this time, SAT test materials are NOT available for commercial* license. Reproduction of any official SAT test materials is not allowed in test prep and other commercial settings.

Note: The College Board does not allow reproduction of material from The Official SAT Study Guide™ or The Official SAT Teacher's Guide™ in any manner.

The Official SAT Practice Test may be used by students in a noncommercial* educational setting but not in a test prep course. You may print and photocopy the Practice Test to administer it to students as outlined below:

Copies of the exam should be distributed directly to students only. Pages should be copied exactly as they appear and not altered in any way, so that the copyright notice remains intact. Distribution should be limited to one test per student and the test must be distributed as a stand-alone document and not incorporated into your own handout or test booklet.

AP®:  To request permission for use of Advanced Placement® (AP) test materials, please fill out the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form.

To request permission for noncommercial use* of any other College Board test materials not outlined above, please fill out the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form.

Other Publications

Tables, graphs and data in any of the Trends in Higher Education Series publications, or the College-Bound Seniors report, or excerpts thereof, may be reproduced or cited, for noncommercial* purposes only, provided that the following attribution is included:

Source: [insert Title of Report]. Copyright © [insert year of publication]. The College Board. www.collegeboard.org

If you wish to use an excerpt from a College Board publication, or intend to include any online or printed article (in whole or in part) published by the College Board in your own publication, brochure, or commercial product, then you must complete the Publication/Media Request section of the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form to request written permission.

Linking

There is no need to obtain written permission if you only wish to link to the College Board website. 

Note: The College Board acorn logo is not permitted to be used on third-party websites. You must use the www.collegeboard.org text link or Web page URL instead. For more information about obtaining permission to use College Board trademarks, please refer to the Trademarks section below.

Trademarks

The trademarks and logos used on the College Board's website and in publications, marketing and other branding materials are owned by the College Board. See our Trademark List for all College Board trademarks. Use of any College Board trademark is not permitted without express written consent. Please review our Trademark Guidelines before filling out the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form to request permission.

For use of all other College Board materials not outlined above, please complete the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form to request written permission.

Commercial vs. Noncommercial Use

Commercial use means use of College Board materials in any manner that is intended for commercial advantage or private monetary compensation. This includes test-prep settings.

Noncommercial use means use of College Board materials in a manner that is not intended for commercial advantage or private monetary compensation. This includes most classroom settings.